Garden River First Nation

Site: Garden River Wellness Centre

Service: Early Childhood Development

Description & Services
Public Comments Tribal Council: North Shore Tribal Council (NSTC) 
Political Territorial Organization: Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) 
Robinson-Huron Treaty 
 
Monthly program/activities calendar available at Wellness Centre, Healing Lodge, in newsletter and on website
Description (Service) Offers a variety of parent and early childhood development education programs and services
 
Parent and Child Education
 
Offers a variety of programs including: 
  • Alphabet Soup program 
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness activities 
  • Kids in the Kitchen 
  • Parents and Tots program 
  • Parents-Child Drop-In Socials 
  • Strollercise walking program 
  • Tumbling Tots
 
Family Home Visits
 
Provides information and delivery of supplies to families for: 
  • Busy Bodies 
  • Dental Care 
  • Have a Ball 
  • Home Safety 
  • Immunization 
  • Nipissing Development Screens 
  • Nursery Rhymes 
  • Toilet Training
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm Sep-May 
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 12:45 pm-4:15 pm Jun-Aug 
Programs/Activities: see monthly calendar
Areas Served Garden River First Nation
Eligibility
  • Members of Garden River First Nation with children from birth to 6 years of age 
  • Programs and services may be extended to others based on resources available and/or program/service guidelines
Application Registration required for program participation
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-946-5710
Fax 705-946-5702
Website www.gardenriver.org
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Primary Contact Janice Belleau, Reception; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 201
Primary Executive Rose Sayers, Early Childhood Development Worker; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 204; Email: rsayers@grhc.ca
Alternate Executive Maxine Lesage, Health Supervisor; Phone: 705-946-5710 ext 207
Site Location Community is along Hwy 17 and St Mary's River, 3 km NE of Sault Ste Marie
Located In Community Garden River First Nation
Address 23 Shingwauk St
Garden River, ON P6A 7B2
 
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Intersection Shingwauk St and Pine Hill Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN) ; Federal - Health Canada -- First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)